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Band 5 Registered Nurse- CAMHS

Band 5

Main area
Mental Health Child and Adolescents
Band 5
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
The Beacon Centre
£28,691 - £35,207 per annum inclusive of outer London HCAS
Salary period
31/12/2021 23:59
Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust (BEH) provides healthcare services locally, regionally and nationally. We serve a population of 1.2 million, employ more than 3,300 staff, and operate from over 20 main sites in the community. As a multiple award winning Trust we provide mental health services for young people, adults and older people, and have a full range of child and adult community health services in Enfield. Our North London Forensic Service treats and cares for people in the criminal justice system who have mental health conditions. We also provide one of the largest eating disorders services in England, as well as drug and alcohol services, and mental health liaison services at Barnet Hospital and the North Middlesex University Hospital.

Job overview

Registered Nurse- CAMHS

Speciality- Mental Health Child and Adolescents

Salary- £29,691 - £36,207 (inclusive of HCA + Annual Retention Premia)

Do you want to work within a committed team dedicated to Child Mental Health nursing excellence? Do you want to provide a high level of care to patients with specialist needs?

At Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust (BEH) It is our aim to create a happy and healthy working environment where you can thrive and succeed. Come and join us where you’ll play a fundamental role in our delivery of excellent outcomes and excellent patient experience. We’re looking for passionate, knowledgeable, and motivated nurses to provide outstanding nursing care to children and adolescence within specialist services at BEH.

Professional registration required - RMN / RNLD / RGN / RSCN.

Main duties of the job

The Beacon Centre is a Tier 4, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS), Inpatient Ward based in the vibrant Edgware area of North London. It is a specialist 16 bed, general adolescent unit, treating young people between the ages of 13 and 18. Click here to listen to what our staff say:

If you’re a Registered Mental Health Nurses, Registered Nurse Learning Disabilities or Registered Children’s Nurse with a positive outlook towards young people and adults, we want to reward your passion. To achieve the best for our patients, we have an outcomes-based retention premium worth £3,000 over three years.

Working for our organisation

We are offering excellent training opportunities available with a structured development programme delivered weekly, as well as a range of clinical specialist training and supervised practice to give you that extra support to grow into the professional you want to be. Other benefits include:

  • A competitive salary
  • Attractive loyalty bonus
  • Enhanced disclosure cost coverage
  • Comprehensive induction and ongoing training
  • Paid Sick Pay
  • 27 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Internationally renowned NHS workplace pension
  • Free personalised continuous professional education
  • NHS Discounts, take a look:
  • Purchase additional annual leave

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Please kindly refer to the job description and person specification by clicking on the link attached.

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • Professional registration RMN / RNLD / RGN / RSCN


Essential criteria
  • Experience of working within a mental health setting (as a student for newly qualified staff)
  • Identify, initiate and manage effective practice in a patient centred way
  • Knowledge of a full range of therapeutic skills and approaches. Clear understanding of the CPA process


Essential criteria
  • Ability to effectively run the ward as and when necessary
  • Able to participate in effective teamwork
  • Ability to communicate effectively with staff at all levels
  • Able to demonstrate an understanding of the personal and clinical needs of individual service users, their relatives and carers


Essential criteria
  • Ability to work well within a team Ability to take charge of ward and show initiative
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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Kimberly Houghton
Job title
Ward Manager
Email address
Telephone number
0208 702 4475
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